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Antigua takes control of troubled Caribbean airline LIAT

Saint John's - A Caribbean airline that helps bind together the region's many island nations has been saved from going under -- at least for now -- by a rescue plan led by the government of Antigua and Barbuda.

'Don't drink and drone,' say Japanese MPs

Apo - People in Japan operating drones under the influence could face up to a year in prison under new laws passed Thursday that aim to control the increasingly popular devices.

The first transatlantic flight 100 years ago

Paris - When two British pilots steered a biplane across the vast Atlantic 100 years ago, battling frozen sleet and thick fog for more than 16 hours, they were making aviation history.

India finds wreckage of plane missing with 13 on board

New Delhi - Indian authorities Tuesday spotted the wreckage of a plane missing with 13 air force personnel aboard after days of searching a remote mountainous region close to China.

The first transatlantic flight 100 years ago

Paris - When two British pilots steered a biplane across the vast Atlantic 100 years ago, battling frozen sleet and thick fog for more than 16 hours, they were making aviation history.

Pressure mounts on aviation industry over climate change

Paris - Under pressure from frequent flyers alarmed over climate change, the airline industry says it is "hellbent" on reducing emissions — but the technology needed to drastically reduce its carbon footprint is still out of reach.

British Airways resumes Pakistan flights after a 10-year absence

Islamabad - British Airways landed back in Pakistan Monday, in a major vote of confidence from a Western airline after suspending operations due to security fears over a decade ago.

US ban has 'no effect' on Huawei's aviation business: official

Seoul - US moves against Chinese tech titan Huawei have had "no effect" on the firm's aviation business despite several countries taking steps to block its mobile services, a top company executive said Monday.

Global airline body warns of US-China trade war spillover

Seoul - The intensifying US-China trade war and rising fuel prices will continue to bog down airline profits this year, the International Air Transport Association said Sunday.

Global airline body warns of US-China trade war spillover

Seoul - The intensifying US-China trade war and rising fuel prices will continue to bog down airline profits this year, the International Air Transport Association said Sunday.

Boeing CEO on 737 MAX problems: 'We clearly fell short'

New York - The head of Boeing acknowledged Wednesday that the company "clearly fell short" in dealing with the accident-ridden 737 MAX and said that it had not adequately communicated with regulators.

737 MAX jet grounded for at least 10-12 more weeks: IATA

Paris - The global aviation association IATA expects Boeing's troubled 737 MAX 8 plane to remain grounded for at least 10 to 12 more weeks, director general Alexandre de Juniac said Wednesday.

Chinese carriers seek compensation for Boeing 737 Max groundings

Shanghai - China's official airline association said Friday it will help 13 member carriers seek compensation from Boeing for losses already approaching $580 million due to the grounding of the 737 MAX 8.

Regulators fail to set date for 737 MAX return to service

Fort Worth - Civil aviation regulators from around the world failed to make a determination Thursday on when Boeing's popular 737 MAX aircraft can return to the skies after being grounded following two deadly crashes.

European pilots 'deeply disturbed' by possible 737 MAX return

Apo - European pilots said Thursday they found it "deeply disturbing" that the Boeing 737 MAX was already being considered for a return to service after being grounded worldwide following two deadly crashes.

China's big three airlines seek 737 MAX payouts from Boeing: reports

Shanghai - China's three biggest airlines have filed claims seeking compensation from Boeing over the grounding and delayed delivery of 737 MAX 8 aircraft following two deadly crashes, Chinese state media reported on Wednesday.

Will FAA's plan for 737 MAX fly outside US?

New York - Getting Boeing's top-selling 737 MAX back in the skies faces a critical test this week as the company and US regulators each seek to restore their reputations after two deadly crashes.

Russian bombers, fighters intercepted off Alaska: US military

Washington - US fighters intercepted six Russian military aircraft in international airspace west of Alaska, and shadowed them until they exited the area, the North American Air Defense Command said Tuesday.

French fighter jets make emergency landing in Indonesia

Banda Aceh - Seven French navy fighter jets were forced to make an emergency landing in Indonesia's northernmost province due to bad weather, an air force official said Sunday.

Boeing acknowledges flaw in 737 MAX simulator software

New York - Boeing acknowledged Saturday it had to correct flaws in its 737 MAX flight simulator software used to train pilots, after two deadly crashes involving the aircraft that killed 346 people.

US issues warning to airlines flying over Gulf

Washington - The Federal Aviation Administration has warned US airlines flying over the Gulf to exercise caution "due to heightened military activities and increased political tensions in the region.

Want Alpine thrills? Try competitive paper plane flying

Salzburg - If you've ever wanted to earn your wings ecologically, economically and quietly while breathing healthy Alpine air, read on, because you can.

'Weight and balance' errors caused deadly Cuba air crash

Havana - A plane crash that killed 112 people in Cuba a year ago was caused by an error by the crew in its calculation of the aircraft's weight and balance, a government investigation commission said.

Boeing says 737 MAX software update is complete

New York - Boeing said Thursday that it completed its software update on the 737 MAX after two deadly crashes resulted in a global grounding of the aircraft.

Iraqi Airways to resume flights to Syria after 8-year break

Baghdad - Iraq's national carrier is to resume flights to the capital of neighbouring Syria for the first time since the war there erupted in 2011, a spokesman said Thursday.

Five dead, one missing in floatplanes collision in Alaska

Washington - Five people died and one person was missing Monday after two floatplanes collided mid-air in Alaska while carrying passengers from a cruise ship's sightseeing expedition, officials said.

US 'candy bomber' back in Berlin after 70 years

Berlin - When in 1948 US bombers started dropping tiny, improvised parachutes loaded with sweets into Berlin during the Soviet blockade, one little German girl wrote to complain.

Boeing struggling with Mt. Everest PR challenge

New York - No amount of public relations spin can repair the reputational hit from two deadly plane crashes. But Boeing may have further damaged itself with muddled communications that downplayed its responsibility in the disasters.

Sukhoi Superjet 100: chequered past of Russian aviation hope

Moscow - The Sukhoi Superjet 100 was Russia's first post-Soviet passenger plane and was intended to revive the country's civil aviation industry.But it has been dogged with problems, including technical issues.

Iran Air appoints new US-sanctioned CEO

Tehran - Tehran has appointed a new CEO to head national airline Iran Air, state news reported, replacing its first female CEO with a US-blacklisted pilot.
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